All Articles Tagged: Goodluck Jonathan

Releasing the Chibok Girls: If I Were Jonathan

How would you respond to a command, not a request, from a band of armed men who invaded your house at the dead of night and, with the nozzle of gun menacingly pointing at you, order you to lie with your daughter or else, they would rape her and kill her in your presence? But they did not only end there, they took the joke a notch further by threatening to kill your wife if you did not play along with them. How would you just respond to such insane and bizarre command from these sin-sick souls drunk with the blood of the innocent? Full article

Sanusi’s Sack: Good Riddance to Bad Rubbish

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

Greek philosophers say that “those whom the gods want to destroy they first make mad”. No one fits into this mold better than Sanusi, the irrepressible and cantankerous former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. The gods made him mad in order to destroy him.

For five years Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the prince of the Caliphate, bestrode Nigeria’s financial empire like a colossus. He ensconced tightly on his swivel chair like The Lord of the Manor, dictating the trajectory and direction of the economy by his financial policies until Jonathan struck like thunder. Full article

National Confab: It’s All About Failure of Leadership

In his address to the nation on the 53rd anniversary of the country’s independence October 1st, 2013, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan shocked Nigerians when he named a 13-member committee made up of eminent personalities to set up the modalities for a National Conference or Dialogue. Even though many saw that bold decision as red herring meant to divert attention from the security problem in the country and the President’s second term agenda, we must still commend Mr President for that courageous initiative. Full article